News & Events


Welcome, Alex!


The lab welcomes Alex Kruswick, a graduate student in Biology at MIT. Alex joins us from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he studied biochemistry. He will be working on DNA damage signaling and mechanisms of repair.

Yaffe/ Floyd/ Hammond lab collaboration published: using targeted nanoparticles to fight brain tumors


May 18, 2018 | Nature Communications 

Read coverage by MIT News and Nature Nanotechnology News & Views

Farewell BBQ for Sanjeev and Tu-Lan


May 10, 2018

New study from the Yaffe Lab offers novel insight into colon cancer development


April 16, 2018 | PNAS

Michael Yaffe heads the MIT Center for Precision Cancer Medicine


February 1, 2018 | MIT News

Yaffe lab group costume at the 2017 KI retreat Halloween party


November 6,  2017  

Michael Yaffe receives NIH R35 outstanding investigator award


September 19, 2017 | MIT News

Solutions with/in/sight: Masterclass with Michael Yaffe


November 2, 2016 | Koch Institute

2015 KI retreat Halloween party


November 2, 2015

Our latest paper is out:  "A Pleiotropic RNA-Binding Protein Controls Distinct Cell Cycle Checkpoints to Drive Resistance of p53-Defective Tumors to Chemotherapy" 

October 22, 2015 | Cancer Cell

Read coverage by MIT News

Stand up faculty 


October 8, 2015

2015 Yaffe lab outing - paintball fun


Summer 2015

2014 KI retreat Halloween party


November 3, 2014

"A nanoparticle-based combination chemotherapy delivery system for enhanced tumor killing by dynamic rewiring of signaling pathway"

May 8, 2014 | Science Signaling

Read coverage by MIT News

Fun in the snow

March 20, 2014